Independent topical source of current affairs, opinion and issues, featuring stories making news in Canada from immigrants, newcomers, minorities & ethnic communities' point of view and interests.

Strategy: Cycling Strategy

strategy: On Thursday, Singh led a bike tour of downtown Ottawa with several of his party's local candidates to highlight the need for better cycling infrastructure, according to CTV. NDP MP Gord Johns has a private member's bill before Parliament to establish a national cycling strategy that would commit Ottawa to set targets for expanding cycling infrastructure, encourage more Canadians to use bikes to get around and create a public-education campaign on cycling safety for cyclists and motorists. Singh now wants to bring his love for to Canadians everywhere with a national strategy to make cycling safer for everyone. A national cycling strategy was also a promise in Singh's 2017 run for the NDP leadership. We're determined to make it easier and safer to ride, Singh tweeted before embarking on the four-kilometre bike from an Ottawa bike store to the Parliamentary district. Singh says investing in transit and cycling infrastructure is not only helpful to reduce the amount of time Canadians spend stuck in traffic, it's also better for the environment. ( As reported in the news.